Jammu to Patnitop
How to reach Patnitop from Jammu
By Bus – Direct Jammu to Patnitop buses are available. The travel to Patnitop from Jammu takes almost 5 hours due to the hilly slope road. Bus services are offered by state and private buses. It is one of the cheapest modes of transportation from Jammu to Patnitop. Patni Top Bus Stand is the main bus stop place in the city.
By Train – No direct Jammu to Patnitop trains is available. Udhampur is the nearest railway station located in Patnitop. Trains are available between Jammu and Udhampur. This journey takes around 2 hours. The Udhampur railway station is located 65 kilometres from Patnitop. Buses and cabs are available from the railway station to Patnitop. Time for this journey takes about an hour. This mode of transport is recommended for those looking to travel in groups.
By Flight – Jammu to Patnitop flights is unavailable in this route. Patnitop is a famous hill station in India. So there is no airport located in the city for Jammu to Patnitop flight services. The nearest airport located near to Patnitop is Jammu Airport which is also known as Satwari Airport. The best option to reach Patnitop from Jammu is to take a bus or hire a cab from the city.
By Car/Cab – Jammu to Patnitop distance of 115 kilometres must be travelled by car. Jammu to Patnitop by car takes almost 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete the journey. The cost of cab ranges from INR 10 INR 50 depending upon the type of car and services hired. The fastest way to reach Patnitop from Jammu is by car or cab. Jammu to Patnitop by road is a suggested option for those looking to travel with family, friends and kids. Many ATMs, hospitals and hotels are available between the two places making travelling between them easier.
Patnitop – A Himalayan Haven
Situated in the Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, Patnitop is an extremely popular tourist destination and is a beautiful hill station. It houses the river Chenab, and is situated in the Shiwalik belt of the Himalayas.
Things to Do
Visit Nathatop, one of the most popular places in Patnitop, to experience a magnificent view and take part in adventure sports such as paragliding. Sightseeing in Patnitop includes the Kud Park. It is a popular destination that is famous for its varied variety of flowers. Trekkers and backpackers should not miss Madhatop, which is situated at a distance of 5km from Patnitop. Visit the Nag Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the Sudh Mahadev Temple, which has great historical prominence. Do visit Billu ki Powri, an ancient staircase containing 270 steps that have been carved out of a mountain.
Hotels in Patnitop include several homestays and budget-friendly hotels. These are located picturesque places and give one a great view. Opt for a budget-friendly stay when you travel to Patnitop.